any of various trees or shrubs of the genus Aesculus, as A. glabra (Ohio buckeye) having palmate leaves, gray, scaly bark, and bell-shaped greenish-yellow flowers in upright clusters: the state tree of Ohio.
the brown nut of any of these trees.
(initial capital letter) a native or inhabitant of Ohio (used as a nickname).
a butterfly, Precis lavinia, having dark-brown wings with purple or red eyespots.
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any of several North American trees of the genus Aesculus, esp A. glabra (Ohio buckeye), having erect clusters of white or red flowers and prickly fruits: family Hippocastanaceae See also horse chestnut
Ohio (used as a nickname).
nervous excitement of an inexperienced hunter upon the approach of game. any nervous excitement preceding a new experience. Historical Examples The Trail of The Badger Sidford F. Hamp American Big-Game Hunting Various noun nervous excitement felt by inexperienced hunters at the approach of game
(of a saddle or pack animal) to leap with arched back and come down with head low and forelegs stiff, in order to dislodge a rider or pack. Informal. to resist or oppose obstinately; object strongly: The mayor bucked at the school board’s suggestion. (of a vehicle, motor, or the like) to operate unevenly; move […]